Bloomsday in Melbourne on Instagram

Bloomsday in Melbourne has been retrieving our archived photos from 24 years of theatre inspired by James Joyce’s fiction. A selection from the treasury of images is to be found on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/bloomsdayinmelbourne/ From 1994, Bloomsday walked the streets, performing in David Jones’ (department store) basement, a morgue, a cemetery, many churches, a maternity ward…

Courses on Ulysses

It’s been a busy time for courses in the last few months. An intensive Introductory course, the first ever intensive course hosted by U3A,  was fully subscribed in February and feedback was very positive (a 90% satisfaction rating, and no-one flagging, or leaving mid-stream, despite the pace!).  An Advanced course short, called ‘Ulysses for Devotees…

Save the Date: Niki na Meadhra returns with a show on The Tain and its women

Fair and Furious: Women of the Táin You’re the first to hear! 24-25 February 2017 at the Celtic Club Some academics have declared the Táin misogynistic in its treatment of female characters, but having spent time with them, as a storyteller, I can’t agree – unless my only measure of these women and goddesses is to…

Portrait Wrap

We were humbled and gratified by the level of support for A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man  directed by Wayne Pearn at fortyfivedownstairs. A sell-out four days ahead was a major achievement for this small bunch of Joyce groupies. I’d like to thank Wayne and the cast for a super job. It’s…